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AUV OPERATIONS

Chercheur at Sunset

Our industry leading, high capability AUV, Chercheur, ensures that we efficiently acquire the highest resolution and fidelity data possible for all your subsea mapping and pipeline inspection needs, lowering your project risks and costs

OFG owns and operates a high capability AUV, Chercheur.  Our AUV is equipped with state-of-the-art sensors, navigation and terrain following algorithms.  OFG can provide AUV operations and support services adapted to your needs, from turn-key solutions that include vessel, AUV, equipment and highly skilled people, to rapid mobilisation of our assets to client operated vessels.  


In addition to well-established AUV survey capabilities, we have over a decade of experience integrating and deploying custom sensors, including iCP, SCM, 3D Self-potential and environmental sensors. Our solutions can be tailored to meet your project needs for AUV pipeline inspection, seafloor mineral exploration, environmental baseline, shallow geohazard site and route surveys.

CHERCHEUR

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High capability survey Hugin AUV with Synthetic Aperture Sonar (HISAS) 

OFG Hugin AUV Chercheur

APPLICATIONS

Site Surveys for Geohazard, Clearance, and Detailed Mapping

Route Surveys

Pipeline Inspection

Seafloor Mineral Exploration

Seafloor Search

Environmental Baseline

Surveys

Decommissioning

Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) and Underwater Munitions 

ADVANCED SHORE SUPPORT

OFG methodologies for advanced shore support lower your risk, reducing the number of offshore personnel and exposure hours while providing access to onshore expertise and resources. 

BRING US YOUR CHALLENGE

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Donizeti Carneiro
AUV Business Development Manager

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